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Quince vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Quince and Currant

  • The amount of Vitamin C and Fiber in Currant is higher than in Quince.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 29% more than Quince.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Quinces, raw and Currants, red and white, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Quince
1
:
Contains more Copper +21.5%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Copper +21.5%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Quince
2
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 42
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 42

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
7
Quince
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
18
Currant

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
2%
Quince
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
14%
Currant
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Currant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Quince Currant
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quince Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Quince
Quince contains less Sugars (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Quince Currant Opinion
Calories 57 56 Quince
Protein 0.4 1.4 Currant
Fats 0.1 0.2 Currant
Vitamin C 15 41 Currant
Carbs 15.3 13.8 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Iron 0.7 1 Currant
Calcium 11 33 Currant
Potassium 197 275 Currant
Magnesium 8 13 Currant
Sugars 7.37 Quince
Fiber 1.9 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.13 0.107 Quince
Zinc 0.04 0.23 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 17 44 Currant
Sodium 4 1 Currant
Vitamin A 40 42 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 Currant
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.04 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.05 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.1 Quince
Vitamin B5 0.081 0.064 Quince
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.07 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 Currant
Folate 3 8 Currant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.01 0.017 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.028 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.53 Currant

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/nutrients
  2. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.